By Pastor Paula Burchill Don’t the days feel ripe this time of year? You can smell the ripe blackberries falling off the vine, summer feels fully ripe with warmth and […]
By Pastor Paula Burchill With the end of a great week at VBS and a family night coming up tomorrow out at Lutherhaven, I am finding myself thinking about what […]
So when we push you to be in worship more often than you currently do, it is for no other reason than we want the best for you.
Now I do what I do, not to become something, but because I am something.
By Pastor Paula Burchill The time between Mother’s and Father’s Days, I always think a lot about my parents and how grateful for them I am. This year I read […]
By Pastor Paula Burchill More and more I find myself feeling open about faith. This feels like a contrast for me, because in my training to be a pastor, there […]
I’ve had some powerful faith experiences in my life. I remember a high school retreat in Prescott Arizona with youth from Lutheran churches all over Arizona. The experience was after […]
By Pastor Paula Burchill I have mixed feelings about the argument I often use on behalf of my kids—but they love it! It seems like I most often use it […]
By Pastor Paula Burchill Someone recently described to me a person who is an amazing receiver. The woman has been going through an exceedingly difficult time and lots of people […]
By Pastor Paula Burchill My in-laws go to a great ELCA church in the Phoenix area. There are a lot of gray hairs there. In fact, most everyone at the […]